“The violet thinks with her timid blue eye, to pass for a blossom enchantingly shy” Frances S. Osgood!

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The April Herb of the Herb Society of America is the violet. Called the “flower of modesty” because it hides its’ flowers in the heart-shaped leaves. A native of the Mediterranean region, the oil is used in the perfume industry.

Yes, it is pretty to see on a green lawn, but it is a weed and spreads rapidly.  KILL IT!

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